In 1986 te Dapartment of Culture has got a building in 18, Sovjetskaya Street. Nawadays the picture galery is placed in this building.
Mrs G. N. Nechaeva, the chief of the Department of Culture and Mrs Z.A. Svirkova, the director of the Picture Galery, started to realize the dream of numerous lovers of painting. Having done a lot of work they created the conditions for exhibiting paintings and on the 6th of November 1987 the Picture Galery was opened in our town.
The first exposition was presented with the works of the painters from Omsk. These paintings are the basis of the Galery's funds. Since that time many interesring meetings with painters, poets,musicians had been held within the halls of our Picture Galery.